WASHINGTON – Bradley Beal returned from a rare night off to score 35 points, Russell Westbrook was a rebound short of a triple-double, and the Washington Wizards beat the Boston Celtics 104-91 on Sunday.
Kemba Walker and Jalen Brown each scored 25 points for Boston, which has lost 10 of 16.
The Wizards, who led except for the early moments, ran off 11 straight points to take a 77-53 lead midway through the third quarter.
Jayson Tatum, who entered the game averaging 26.6 points, was held to a season-low six points. G Marcus Smart missed his eighth straight game with a torn right calf.